Hiring a Program Manager

Posted on November 29, 2017 // view all News

Berkshire Grown seeks a full-time Program Manager to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and services for farmers, food buyers and other food and farm business members, and the public. The Program Manager will join a small, energetic leadership team focused on bringing Berkshire Grown to its next level of development in supporting Berkshire farming.

Berkshire Grown’s Mission

Berkshire Grown supports and promotes local agriculture as a vital part of the Berkshire community, economy, and landscape.

It cultivates a county-wide food economy and brings communities together to promote eating local to ensure that our farms are viable businesses. Berkshire Grown has become the premier advocate for farmers in Berkshire County and its programs over the past 19 years have branded locally grown food to create a stronger economic underpinning for local farmers.

Role of the Program Manager

The Program Manager is the principal liaison between area farmers and Berkshire Grown. As such, s/he is in ongoing contact with farmers to assess their needs and interests in order to develop programs/services that are responsive. The Manager designs, develops, and implements a variety of events and services to connect farmers to programs and opportunities that will enhance their agricultural practices and sales. The position offers an exciting opportunity to a creative problem-solver who is interested in improving the economic viability of farming in a New England community. The Program Manager reports to the Executive Director and will supervise volunteers and interns.

For more information about the position of Program Manager, responsibilities, requirements, and how to apply, click here.

Berkshire Grown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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